Government Contract | Connecticut
Career and Technical Education Innovation Grant

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000578511

Bid Title: Career and Technical Education Innovation Grant

Agency Bid No. Title: 998

Received Date: 05/23/2016

Close Date: 06/10/2016

Purchase Type: July 1, 2016, to September 30, 2016

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Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Signed into law on August 12, 2006, the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act (Perkins IV), sets a new vision of career and technical education (CTE) for the 21st century. Perkins IV promotes reform, innovation and continuous improvement in CTE to ensure that students acquire the skills and knowledge they need to meet challenging state academic standards and industry-recognized skill standards. It prepares students for postsecondary education, further learning and a wide range of opportunities in high-skill, high-wage or high-demand occupations in emerging professions.Perkins IV supports the alignment of CTE with state and local efforts to reform secondary schools and improve postsecondary education. The implementation of Perkins IV promises to make CTE programs an integral part of these efforts. II. Purpose of the Act The purpose of Perkins IV is to further develop the academic, career and technical skills of secondary students and postsecondary students who elect to enroll in CTE programs by: building on the efforts of states and localities to develop challenging academic and technical standards within Career Pathways aligned with state economic projections; assisting students in meeting standards, including preparation for high-skill, high-wage or high-demand occupations in current or emerging professions; promoting the development of services and activities that integrate rigorous and challenging academic and career and technical instruction and link secondary and postsecondary education for participating students; increasing state and local flexibility in providing services and activities designed to develop, implement and improve linkages between CTE and postsecondary options, including College Career Pathways; conducting and disseminating national research, providing professional development and disseminating information on best practices that improve CTE programs, services and activities; supporting partnerships among secondary schools, postsecondary institutions, baccalaureate- degree-granting institutions and business and industry; providing technical assistance that promotes leadership, initial preparation and professional development and improves the quality of CTE teachers, administrators and counselors; and providing individuals with opportunities throughout their lifetimes to develop, in conjunction with other education and training programs, the knowledge and skills needed to keep the United States competitive

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Product Code: 92400

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Connecticut- Department of Education

State: Connecticut

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Levy Gillespie, Department of Education 165 Capitol Avenue, Room 321, Hartford, Connecticut, 06106

Phone: 860-807-2101

Fax: 860-807-2157




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